Category Archives for Drama

UK Premiere of Helmer Hardcore

Jakob Weis was in town for the UK premiere of Helmer Hardcore last week. He stuck around after the show for a little chat led by Dr Claire Thomson, a senior lecturer in Scandinavian Film at University College London. Dr Thomson … Continue reading

09. November 2015 by Paul
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The Contract Killer – Podcast

On 12 March 2015, Norvik Press and [Foreign Affairs] officially launched the podcast of The Contract Killer at University College London. A brief extract of the play was performed, with Darren Stamford and Jason Denyer once again assuming the roles of Karlsen and Director Holt. Following … Continue reading

14. March 2015 by Paul
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Jakob Weis – Helmer Hardcore

Jakob Weis recently flew in to London to take part in [Foreign Affairs] international festival of theatre. The final segment of ‘5 Days of [Foreign Affairs]‘ was devoted to the author’s brilliant and thought-provoking play, Helmer Hardcore. For two nights only, [Foreign Affairs] performed … Continue reading

21. November 2014 by Paul
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Marx and Coca Cola – a play by Nils Schou

Coca-Cola: A nineteenth century patent medicine originally containing both cocaine and caffeine as stimulants. An estimated 1.8 billion servings of the carbonated soft drink are consumed around the world each day, making Coca-Cola one of the world’s most valuable brands. Original recipe for Coca-Cola: … Continue reading

21. August 2014 by Paul
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Review of Benny Andersen’s The Contract Killer

After meeting some of my favourite Danish authors at the 2013 Copenhagen Book Fair on the weekend, I’ve been reminded today of where it all started. My first ever translation, Benny Andersen’s The Contract Killer, has been reviewed in the … Continue reading

12. November 2013 by Paul
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